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Copyright © 2016. Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association. All rights reserved.

Welcome to Apraxia-KIDS℠, an informational program of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association (CASANA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CASANA’s online properties include, but are not limited to, all pages found under, including any online shop. This web site is an information service at no charge to users of the Internet, with the express condition that users agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.


These rules govern your use of the Apraxia-KIDS℠ web site. By using the pages on this site, you specifically agree to accept these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the Apraxia-KIDS℠ site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.


The information and resources on the Apraxia-KIDS℠ web site are for educational purposes only. Information on this web site is provided with the understanding that the CASANA is not rendering professional advice or recommendations. You should not rely on any information on these pages to replace consultations with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs. The information provided through this web site or any links from this web site should not be used as a substitute for professional care by a qualified speech and language pathologist or other professional. If you have speech related questions, you should consult your child’s speech and language pathologist or arrange to have your child evaluated by a qualified speech and language pathologist.

We appreciate hearing from our users. We make every effort to respond to all communications, however, due to the volume of email we cannot guarantee that we will do so. Any response will be for informational or educational purposes only, and will not constitute therapeutic, medical, or legal advice. We makes no warranties, express or implied, about the information in these responses.


Currently, Apraxia-KIDS℠ through its owner CASANA does not display advertisements. We do not host or receive funding from advertising of commercial content.


Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video and audio clips, and written text and other materials contained on any CASANA site (collectively, the “Contents”) are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, and/or other intellectual properties owned or controlled by CASANA, or where indicated, the authors or artists, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws. These include but are not limited to Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association, CASANA, Apraxia KIDS, “Hope Speaks”, “Every Child Deserves a Voice”, “Advocating for Each Child to Have a Voice”, “Apraxia Kids Deserve a Voice”, and “Better Futures for Children with Speech Apraxia”.

The Contents of this web site are intended solely for noncommercial (other than for the purchase of merchandise from our site) use by the users of our site. We encourage parents, speech language pathologists, educators, and others who have an interest in helping a child with apraxia to feel free to make use these materials for personal and educational purposes. You may download, view, copy, print, and reproduce the Contents displayed on this site subject to the following conditions:

(a) you use the material for noncommercial use only,
(b) you prominently include a copyright notice and contact information on all copies as follows “© [insert year of display or date of printout] The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association,”
(c) you make no modifications to any materials,
(d) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with CASANA, and
(e) you do not download quantities of materials to a database that can be used to avoid future downloads from the Apraxia-KIDSSM site.

For purposes of these terms, the use of any of the Contents on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited. No right, title, or interest in any downloaded Contents is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying.

All of the Contents are protected by United States and international copyright laws. Except as expressly permitted above, you may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents or the web site without express permission from CASANA. Permission to reproduce or use these Contents for commercial use or in a manner not expressly permitted here must be obtained from CASANA in writing prior to reproduction by contacting us at 416 Lincoln Avenue 2nd Fl., Pittsburgh, PA 15209 or at Any Contents that are owned by other copyright owners may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of those owners, regardless of the intended use.

We do not intend to take credit for work created by others. Our policy is to seek permission from authors for all of the content at the Apraxia-KIDS℠ website. If your work has been inadvertently placed on a page at our website without your permission to display it, please contact us, let us know the content in question, and we will remove it from our site.


CASANA is the exclusive owner of the CASANA™ name, service mark, and trademark, and of all other associated names, marks, slogans, insignias, logos and designs, including but not limited to Apraxia-KIDS℠, Hope Speaks™, Every Child Deserves a Voice, Advocating for Each Child to Have a Voice, Apraxia Kids Deserve a Voice, and Better Futures for Children with Speech Apraxia, (hereinafter collectively identified as the “Intellectual Property”). Any use of the CASANA name, service marks, trademarks, and associated names, marks, slogans, insignias, logos and designs is prohibited unless CASANA has granted express written permission.

All other trademarks displayed on this site or through links to other sites are the property of the respective trademark owners.


CASANA is providing information on the Apraxia-KIDS℠ web site as a benefit and service in furtherance of its nonprofit and tax-exempt status. Although we carefully review our content, CASANA cannot guarantee nor take responsibility for the accuracy of the information published. The information provided in this site is provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind. CASANA expressly disclaims any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, suitability or fitness for a particular purpose. CASANA does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. CASANA does not warrant or make any representations that the information on this web site or linked websites is accurate, complete, reliable, or will meet your particular requirements. You, as the user, bear the entire risk as to the correctness, accuracy, or reliability of information on this web site.


The material in this site could include technical inaccuracies, typographical errors, or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice.


Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall CASANA, its officers, directors, employees, or volunteers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, this site or a site that is linked to this site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action — whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise — exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site. You specifically agree that CASANA is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any material on this web site, or with any of CASANA’s terms or conditions or policies, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this web site.


You agree to release and waive any and all claims and/or liability against CASANA, its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers, arising from or in connection with your use of this web site. You also agree to defend, indemnify, and hold CASANA harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the web site.


From time to time, this web site may include discussion groups, chat rooms, message boards, surveys, or other interactive features that offer opportunities for interactive communication where users can share experiences, knowledge, and other helpful information. CASANA is not responsible for materials that are posted by users onto this web site or its interactive services. CASANA specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages which may result from such postings by users. The opinions, information, and recommendations expressed by other users are not necessarily those of CASANA or endorsed by CASANA.

You agree that in posting materials to discussion groups or message boards or elsewhere on this web site, you will not defame, threaten, or otherwise engage in illegal communications; publish any obscene, lewd or offensive material; advertise any products or services without CASANA’s prior written consent; violate the intellectual property rights of others; or knowingly upload contaminated files. You agree to comply with any specific policies that may be posted regarding use of such message boards or other interactive services. CASANA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, remove, or refuse to post or remove any postings or content from this web site or any discussion groups or message boards. CASANA also reserves the right to bar access to its message boards and discussion groups to any persons who CASANA has determined, in its sole discretion, to have violated these and any other rules or policies that may be posted on this website, or engaged in conduct that is harmful to other users or to CASANA.


All comments, submissions, or other information communicated to CASANA through this site (collective, the “Submission”) will be deemed the property of CASANA. CASANA will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential. CASANA will be entitled to use the Submission for any noncommercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you own whatever material you submit, and use of your Submission by CASANA will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party. CASANA will not be liable to you for any ideas you may offer for its operations (including without limitation, product or promotion ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future CASANA operations.

By submitting communications or content to any part of this web site where such content may be viewable by the public, you agree that such communications are not confidential. CASANA also reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, without prior notice to you.


This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not maintained by CASANA. We review our links with our quality standards in mind, and provide links to web sites we feel present high qualify information in an ethical manner. Despite this review, web sites and their content are constantly changing. CASANA has no control over those sites and is not responsible for the content of those sites. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in sites listed on or otherwise linked to this site, and make no guarantees or warrantees with respect to the content of those sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by CASANA.

CASANA encourages and permits text links to content on Apraxia-KIDS, provided that:

(a) any text-only link be clearly marked Apraxia-KIDS,
(b) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link or host website shall not damage or dilute the goodwill associated with CASANA’s name and trademarks,
(c) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link or host web site shall not create the false appearance that an entity is associated with or sponsored by CASANA, and shall not imply or suggest that CASANA or Apraxia-KIDS endorses, supports or approves the linking web site, and
(d) the link shall not use frames or other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of this web site, and
(e) without the prior written consent of CASANA, links to this web site shall not use the trademarks or service marks of CASANA.

Any such link does not imply endorsement by CASANA of the host web site, and CASANA makes no guarantees or warrantees of any type regarding the host web site or its content. CASANA reserves the right to disable links from third-party sites to this site at any time in its sole discretion.


These Terms and Conditions will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, United States of America. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or your use of this site shall be filed only in the federal courts located in Pennsylvania. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities.

This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site. CASANA can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.


These terms are effective until terminated by either party. CASANA may modify or terminate these terms or this agreement at any time without specific notice to you. You may terminate these terms at any time by discontinuing use this Web site and destroying all Contents obtained from this web site and all copies thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. Upon termination, you must cease use of this site and destroy all Contents obtained from such site and all copies thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise.


If you have any questions regarding our Terms and Conditions, you can contact us at:
416 Lincoln Avenue 2nd Fl.
Pittsburgh, PA 15209

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Last Updated February 1, 2016